IVF - Chances of Success

The chances of IVF success depens on your age, the reason for IVF, and the IVF clinic. ... read more »

FertilAid and IVF

Should I take FertilAid in conjunction with Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Can I take FertilAid while I have IVF? ... read more »

IVF Indications

What would be the reasons to do IVF? ... read more »

Egg Freezing FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Egg Freezing Who should consider egg freezing? Egg freezing can be beneficial for a number of reasons for women wishing to preserve their fertility for the future including: ... read more »

IVF -Outside the United States

At an amazing average of $12,000 per treatment, many American couples who need in-vitro fertilization seek the medical procedure in other countries.  ... read more »

Embryo Grade Grading in In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Grading the embryo during IVF may help identify which embryos are more likely to implant. Many IVF clinics grade the embryos using a scoring system. ... read more »

Advanced reproductive age and fertility

Pre-conception counselling regarding the risks of pregnancy with advanced maternal age, promotion of optimal health and weight, and screening for concurrent medical conditions such as hypertension and diabetes should be considered for women > age 40.  ... read more »

In vitro fertilization IVF for unexplained subfertility.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Apr 18;4:CD003357. In vitro fertilisation for unexplained subfertility. Pandian Z, Gibreel A, Bhattacharya S. Source ... read more »

Acupuncture for infertility: is it an effective therapy?

Even though a positive effect of acupuncture in infertility has been found, well-designed multi-center, prospective randomized controlled studies are still needed to provide more reliable and valid scientific evidence.  ... read more »

IVF Success Rates

Many couples seem to have misconceptions about the rates of success from a procedure like in-vitro fertilization, IVF. ... read more »

In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF): What Is It?

Thinking about IVF? Here is the breakdown on the procedure! ... read more »

ICSI: What Is It?

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection or ICSI is a medical procedure done to improve a woman's chances of getting pregnant. ... read more »

IVF Embryo Transfer

The embryo transfer procedure with IVF is usually the last step of in-vitro fertilization. ... read more »

Finance IVF: the Top 3 Ways for Credit-Challenged Couples

IVF is expensive. There's no getting around it. ... read more »

IVF Success Rates by Age, 2005

IVF success rates depend mostly on a woman's age ... read more »

Day 3 Versus Day 5 Embryo Transfer

What are advantages and disadvantages for day 3 versus day 5 IVF transfers. ... read more »

IVF twin and triplet rates

According to the 2005 CDC data on IVF in-vitro fertilization, about 1 in 3 IVF cycles resulted in a pregnancy. And of these pregnancies, about 1 in 3 pregnancies were twins, triplets or higher: Of these pregnancies, 28.5% were twins (25-times higher than natural pregnancies), and 4.4% were triplets (300+-times higher than natural pregnancies).   ... read more »

Micro IVF

In-vitro fertilization is a costly infertility treatment that involves expensive oral and injected medications that promote superovulation resulting in the release of multiple eggs. The eggs are harvested and paired with sperm in a lab where the sperm fertilizes the egg. ... read more »

3-Person IVF: Good Medicine or Designer Baby?

The possibility of using genetic material from three people for a single in vitro fertilization (IVF) attempt is getting mixed reviews in the scientific community in the United Kingdom, United States and in the general population. ... read more »

Chromosomal Testing on IVF Embryos - Should You Do It?

Chromosomal testing on IVF embryos is not usually a regular part of the IVF process. However, some fertility specialists are offering it to couples who hope to use it to increase their chances of transferring a healthy, strong embryo to the woman's uterus. ... read more »

IVF Success Strengthens Relationships

When IVF is successful, and a baby is born from the experience, the bond between the parents is strengthened, according to a recent study from Denmark. ... read more »

Video Tracking System Identifies Healthiest Living Sperm

A multinational, multidisciplinary team of European researchers has devised a three-dimensional (3-D) video tracking system that allows observer to watch living sperm in motion. ... read more »

Adjust IVF Med Dosage to Woman’s Weight

A recent study suggests that customization of the IVF process may lead to greater success when the dosage of some IVF medications are adjusted to the weight of the woman. ... read more »

Mindfulness Training May Ease IVF Emotional Stress

A British researcher thinks mindfulness training might prove instrumental in easing the loneliness and emotional stress associated with IVF. ... read more »

What is Micro-IVF and Will it Work?

Micro-IVF is a less expensive alternative to traditional IVF treatment. Other names for the treatment may include eco-IVF or no-stimulation IVF. ... read more »

Assisted Reproductive Technology and Birth Outcomes

Singletons of mothers who received ART procedures were more likely to be born with low birthweight, preterm, and small for gestational age (SGA) than singleton infants conceived without treatment. ... read more »

Complete Guide to Egg Donation

Not every woman is born with the ability to mature and release eggs. Some women are born without eggs at all while others suffer from diseases like Turner Syndrome and Gonadal Dysgenesis, which cause an absence of eggs. When no eggs are present, women may turn to egg donors to start a family. ... read more »

Adverse Outcomes after Assisted Reproductive Technology

This study shows that assisted reproductive technology pregnancies were associated with increased risks such as preterm birth, placenta previa, and low birthweight infants. ... read more »

Modern Varicocele Repair

Varicocele correction presents a possible method to optimize a couples' reproductive potential or decrease the need for complex assisted reproductive technology. ... read more »

How to Transport Semen for IVF

Any couple that wants to do in-vitro fertilization may be required to transport semen to a fertility clinic for in-vitro fertilization, semen analysis, or intrauterine insemination. ... read more »

Assisted Reproductive Technology and Infant Health

Infants of subfertile and artificial reproductive technology (ART)-treated mothers are at greater risk for adverse health outcomes at birth beyond prematurity when compared with infants born to fertile mothers. ... read more »

Assisted Reproductive Technology and Body Mass Index

Obesity has a significant negative effect on ART outcomes. Patients with BMI > 30 kg/m(2) have up to 68% lower odds of having a live birth following their first ART cycle compared with women with BMI < 30. ... read more »

Acupuncture and IVF

Currently available literature does not provide sufficient evidence that adjuvant acupuncture improves IVF clinical pregnancy rate. ... read more »

Can I have a healthy pregnancy at 41 years of age

A woman should never assume that just because she has reached age 40, she cannot have a healthy pregnancy. ... read more »

Having a Baby Naturally After Infertility IVF Treatment

Though few studies track how often a spontaneous pregnancy after use of assisted reproductive technology occurs, those that do suggest it is not uncommon. ... read more »